- modern name of the site of the ancient city of Kalakh.
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Frying, Nimrud (from the original in the British Museum) 421.
The real frontier from this point was the Mesopotamian desert, which extends from Kerkesiyeh to Nimrud, a distance of 150 miles.
Afterward Nimrud, 20 miles south of Nineveh, became the capital.The Rand-McNally Bible Atlas
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Only scanty traces of the fortification walls around Coyundjic, Corsabad, and Nimrud have been preserved.
This was the case with the most ancient structure of Assyria, the northwestern palace of Nimrud.
- an ancient city in Assyria, near the present-day city of Mosul (Iraq): founded in about 1250 bc and destroyed by the Medes in 612 bc; excavated by Sir Austen Henry Layard
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